eBooks and eAudio

Download eBooks and eAudio books with your Oxford County Library card.

Looking for a recommendation? Ask one of our library staff for a book recommendation or use Novelist to find your next favourite book.

Libby app

Libby, by OverDrive:
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby.

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit https://help.overdrive.com.

Get started on Libby, by Overdrive 

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Download eBooks or eAudio books to your smartphone, tablet or eReader. This is our lucky day collection. No holds, no waits. You can borrow 2 titles at a time for 7 days.

Get started on Axis 360 

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Borrow free eBooks including fiction and non-fiction. Featuring the lonely planet travel guides. You receive 3 credits per week that roll over to a maximum of 12 credits.

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Borrow free digital movies, television shows, music, eBooks and eAudiobooks with your library card. You may borrow up to 4 items per month.

Get started on Hoopla 

Looking for a recommendation? Ask one of our library staff for a book recommendation or use Novelist to find your next favourite book.

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Novelist Plus:
Includes recommendations, reviews, book talks and more for fiction and non-fiction titles.

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Novelist K-8:
Includes recommendations, reviews, book talks and more for fiction and non-fiction titles.

Get started on Novelist Plus K-8

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Online Magazines

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Overdrive:
You can find 3000+ eMagazines on Overdrive including The Economist, The New Yorker, HGTV Magazine, National Geographic and so much more! Magazines can be downloaded on your smart phone or tablet directly using the Libby app. Magazines are always available and are not included in your 10 title borrow limit.

Find eMagazines on Overdrive now

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Press Reader:
Access daily newspapers and magazines in Press Reader. All-you-can-read digital newsstand with thousands of the world's most popular newspapers and magazines. To get started click, "Library or Group", search Oxford County Library and follow the registration process.

Get started on Press Reader 

Lifelong Learning

Oxford County Library is committed to supporting the lifelong learning of our community. We have a number of tools available to help with all your learning needs.

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Ancestry Library Edition:
Discover your family history and access billions of genealogical records including census, vital, military and immigration documents. Ancestry can be accessed while visiting one of our 14 branches. Ancestry Library Edition is not accessible from home.

Get started on Ancestry

Temporary at home access has ended.

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ArtistWorks:
Stream world-class instructional videos taught by music and artistic professionals from beginner to advanced. ArtistWorks is now available on your smart phone or tablet directly using the Libby app.

Get started on ArtistWorks

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Chilton Auto Repair Library:
Get detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.

Get started on Chilton Auto Repair

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Consumer Reports:
Choose the right product for you by finding unbiased ratings and reviews.

Get started on Consumer Reports

 

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Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Get started on CreativeBug

signing savvySigning Savvy:
a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.

Get started on Signing Savvy

 

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Transparent Language:
Choose from over 100 foreign languages. Taught through step-by-step lessons with a focus on pronunciation.

Get started on Transparent Language

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Universal Class:
Learn a new hobby or skill. Take lessons, submit assignments and get instructor feedback throughout the course.

Get started on Universal Class

For Kids

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CreativeBug:
Check out over 100 craft classes and workshops designed just for kids! From STEAM to sewing there's lots of projects to explore. Each workshop gives you an estimate of how long the project will take.

Get started on CreativeBug

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Hoopla:
Hoopla contains children's movies, TV shows, music and books. You can edit your Hoopla profile to only display kid friendly titles: under settings turn on "Kids Mode".

Get started on Hoopla

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Kanopy:
A specially curated collection of children's titles on Kanopy including children's movies, TV shows, and storytime classics.

Get started on Kanopy for Kids 

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Ontario ExamBank:
Test your understanding by taking online practice tests from grades K-12. In branch use only. Ontario ExamBank can now be accessed from home! Login with username "oxfordcounty" and password "library".

Get started on Ontario ExamBank

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Overdrive:
Download children's eBooks and eAudiobooks including picture books, easy readers, chapter books and graphic novels.

Get started on Overdrive

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Stem Village:
STEM Village is an online education solution designed to inspire, enable, and guide K-12 students to develop STEM skills and passions, and to pursue high-demand STEM careers. Students discover real-world application of STEM skills in fascinating topics like Robotics, 3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, Space Exploration, Climate Change, and much more! Online educational tools help students explore interests and passions as they’re guided through development paths in science, technology, engineering, and math using fun learning tools, games and assessments.

Get started on Stem Village

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TDSRC:
The TD Summer Reading Club is free! It offers a variety of fun reading-related activities for children of all ages and keeps them reading all summer long!

Check out the TD Summer Reading Club

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Tumblebooks:
An online collection of talking children's picture books that help to teach kids the joy of reading.

Get started on Tumble Books

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TVO Kids:
Play free educational games and watch educational programming for preschool and school aged kids 2-11 years old.

Get started on TVO Kids

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World Book Online:
A comprehensive suite of e-learning resources designed for all ages and abilities with articles, videos, educator tools, eBooks, research guides and more. Log in with your library card number.

Get started on World Book Online

Movies & music

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Hoopla:
Borrow free digital movies, television shows, music and audiobooks with your library card. You may borrow up to four items per month.

Get started on Hoopla

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IndieFlix:
Watch shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV and web series from 85 countries. You have unlimited streaming access. IndieFlix is now available on the Libby App or directly on your desktop at www.libbyapp.com. Sign up for a 7-day unlimited pass with your Oxford County Library card. There are a limited number of 7-day passes available each month and new passes are available on the first of the month.

Get started on IndieFlix

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Freegal:
Download or stream free music from popular artists and genres. You can download up to seven songs per week, which are yours to keep!

Get started on Freegal

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Kanopy:
Looking for something less mainstream? You can find arthouse films, classics, Criterion Collection, documentaries and more. You may stream up to ten titles per month.

Get started on Kanopy

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Qello:
Sit front row at 100s of concerts on Qello. Stream full-length concerts and music documentaries with your library card. Qello is now available on the Libby App or directly on your desktop at www.libbyapp.com. Sign up for a 7-day unlimited pass with your Oxford County Library card. There are a limited number of 7-day passes available each month and new passes are available on the first of the month.

Get started on Qello